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Guiding Children Through the Longest Goodbye with Grandma

I have studied my now five and half year-old sons closely over the last year. Partly because I was given the gift of time...

So, When Are You Going to Have Kids?

Sometimes I have to be careful. When I am asked a question that I dislike, I go full sarcasm or even blatantly rude. Yikes,...

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month: Another Perspective

It’s Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month and all month long I’ve been reading beautifully-written and harrowing stories of miscarriage, stillbirth, sudden infant loss,...

A Way to Honor and Remember Pregnancy and Infant Losses

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss awareness month. Loss of a pregnancy or infant is sadly a part of a lot of our motherhood stories....

Suffering Is A Choice. Or Is It?

Meditation is a regular, if not daily, part of my overall wellness routine. I love the quick, guided meditations from a health and fitness...

Coping with Child Loss: Helping Children Grieve

Very early on in our parenting life, after Ray died, my husband and I decided that Ray would continue to be a part of...

Coping with Child Loss: Can Your Relationship Survive?

I met my husband, Adam, in high school. We started dating after we eighteen, way back in 2002. We dated for almost all of...

Coping with Child Loss: Ray’s Story

It was January 11, 2011 and my husband and I woke up the same way we did every day.  Our son, Ray, was 4...